Egypt’s politics digest Nov. 21: Sisi, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa hold Egyptian-Portuguese Summit; Egypt calls Interpol to put three pro-Morsi T.V. anchors on Red Notice Wanted List
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi arrives in Lisbon for holding bilateral discussion - Photo from the Egyptian Presidential Office

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Egypt calls Interpol to put three pro-Morsi T.V. anchors on Red Notice Wanted List

Egyptian authorities called the Interpol to put three T.V. anchor, pro-former President Mohamed Morsi, on the Interpol’s Red Notice Wanted List, Youm7 reported on Monday.

The three convicts (Hesham Abdullah, Moataz Matar, Mohamed Nasser) were sentenced to three years in jail for each on Sunday over charges of inciting violence and disturbing the public order following publishing false news inciting violence in Egypt in their talk shows that aired in Turkey.

Following the dispersal of the pro-Muslim brotherhood sit-ins in Rabaa and Nahdah squares on Aug.14, 2013, hundreds of the Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters fled to foreign countries, including Turkey, Qatar, and London.


 Sisi, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa hold Egyptian-Portuguese Summit 

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and his Portuguese counterpart Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will hold a bilateral summit on Monday for discussing the bilateral relations and international issues of mutual concerns, particularly the migration and counter-terrorism, Youm7 reported.

In his interview with the Portuguese LUSA news agency on Sunday, Sisi has called for forming an international coalition to combat Islamic State (IS) terrorist group and offer all kinds of support for countries waging war against terrorism.

Sisi arrived Sunday in the Portuguese capital Lisbon for his first official visit to the country following the inauguration of Marcelo De Souza as president in March.


Egypt court to resume retrial of banning ‘Tamarud’ movement

Egypt’s court of urgent matters will resume consideration of a retrial calls for ban the political movement of “Tamarud” and to freeze its assets, Youm7 reported on Monday.

The court has accepted the appeal against another court verdict, per which the judges recused themselves to consider it.  Lawyer Ashraf Farahat filed the lawsuit, saying that the movement does not represent Egyptian people.


Egypt offers condolences for victims of Indian train derailment

Egypt voiced its concerns about the accident of Indian train derailment in which more than 140 people were killed and dozens were injured, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid on Sunday.

Egypt stands with Indian people and government in this ordeal, offering its condolences for the accidents victims.

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